European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Thursday that Europe must not cave in to U.S demands to raise military spending, arguing that development and humanitarian aid could also count as security.
U.S. President Donald Trump's defence secretary warned NATO allies on Wednesday that they must honour military spending pledges to ensure the United States does not "moderate" support for the alliance.
In a resolution adopted on Tuesday, the European Parliament (EP), meeting for its plenary session in Strasbourg, called for the setting up of a "European Defence Union."
The Shangri-La Dialogue starts on Friday and finishes on Sunday.
Australia's Defence White Paper has shown that Australia will almost double its defence spending within the next 15 years in order to keep up with what it called the "unprecedented transformation" occurring in the Indo-Pacific region.
Australia will raise defence spending to 2 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP) over the next seven years in a formal announcement to be made by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull later this week.
As Vietnam is moving towards deeper integration in the world economy, local enterprises should consider using trade defence instruments as a legal way to protect themselves from unfair competition.
China has issued a regulation on safeguarding the rights of lawyers.
China entered the quarterfinal for the first time in eight years after defeating Cameroon 1-0, thanks to a first-half goal of Wang Shanshan, at the Women's World Cup here on Saturday.
Finnish political parties have reached a consensus on increasing the country's military spending, with a parliamentary working group proposing annual increases in Defence Forces appropriations for arms purchases.
Brice Oligui Nguema, president of the Committee for the Transition and Restoration of Institutions (CTRI), was sworn in on Monday as Gabon's "transitional president" in
Activity in China's services sector expanded for an eighth-consecutive month in August, albeit at the slowest pace of the year, China's Caixin survey showed Tuesday.Cai
South Korean fishermen have suffered a sharp fall in the sale of aquatic products after Japan's dumping of nuclear-contaminated wastewater into the ocean."Fishermen are
China's central bank held a meeting on Wednesday to enhance financial support for private enterprises, attended by high-ranking officials from regulatory bodies and rep
Yevgeny Prigozhin, head of the Wagner military group, was buried in private on Tuesday in his native city St. Petersburg, Russia.Prigozhin's press service said in a pos
The profit decline posted by China's major industrial firms narrowed in the January-July period, according to National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) data published on Sund
Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) citizens staying overseas will be allowed to return home as a result of the "eased worldwide pandemic situation," state new
Niger's police has been instructed to proceed with the expulsion of French Ambassador to Niger Sylvain Itte, after the expiration of the 48-hour ultimatum granted to hi
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Tens of thousands of Israelis protested in cities across the country on Saturday ahead of a key decision by the Supreme Court over legislation passed by the coalition w
Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Thursday that China will soon launch a special fund of $10 billion to implement the Global Development Initiative (GDI).Xi made the
Iran and China have "good capacities" for environmental cooperation, especially in combating dust and sand storms, said Ali Salajegheh, Iran's vice president and head o
Algerian Minister of Foreign Affairs and National Community Abroad Ahmed Attaf said on Tuesday that his country has put forth a political solution to address the ongoin
Japan said that it would start releasing more than 1 million metric tonnes of treated radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant on August 24, put
U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo arrived in Beijing on Sunday night for a four-day visit.During her visit, China will state its position on economic and trade issu
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